comscore Mauna Kea negotiations are largely unsuccessful as protesters brace for police intervention
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Mauna Kea negotiations are largely unsuccessful as protesters brace for police intervention

  • Video by Cindy Ellen Russell / crussell@staradvertiser.com

    No arrests were made Tuesday on the second day of Thirty Meter Telescope protests atop Mauna Kea.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Kupuna (elders) who formed a human barricade on Mauna Kea Access Road on Tuesday celebrated after a deal was reached with law enforcement to allow telescope workers to exit off the road in exchange for no arrests of group members for the day. Pictured are Abel Simeona, left, Liko Martin, Earl “Uncle Earl” DeLeon, Kaleikoa Kaeo and Kahu Richard Maele-Deleon.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Wikolia Manu-Olevao and her daughter Talilia embraced Tuesday morning on the lava field near Mauna Kea Access Road.

  • CINDY ELLEN RUSSELL / CRUSSELL@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Lei were placed upon kupuna (elders) who formed a human barricade Tuesday.

Two days into the announced construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope, foes held their ground without arrest and claimed victory once again. Read more

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